Advancing solutions in the healthcare industry
Whether it’s managing growth and margins, developing strategic collaborations, understanding member experiences, or wrapping your arms around new technologies that can impact company performance – we get it and we can help. We help design and activate the strategies healthcare industry businesses need to sustain resiliency in a value-based world.
At Teaming Worldwide, we help leading healthcare organizations innovate, build capability and create new businesses. On behalf of a diverse array of clients in the healthcare sector, our team delivers practical solutions and innovations that are unexpected, beyond the obvious solutions. Our focus is on solving big challenges through innovation. In short, we think like strategists and act like business owners.
Our team regularly undertakes work for clients in the healthcare sector in the following areas:
- Innovation and New Product Development: Consumer Outreach and Research; Human Centered Design; Product Design and Development; Service Design and Blueprinting; Buyer Persona Development; Market Tests and Experiments.
- Project and Program Management: Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid Methodologies; Project Management Delivery; Project Audits and Triage; Complex Project Schedule Development; Risk Management Framework; Budgeting; Quality Management; Project Management Office Development.
- Organizational Change Management: Culture Surveys; Readiness Assessments; Coalition Building; New Organization Design; Capability Assessments; Communication Program Design and Delivery; Digital Transformation; New Leadership Integration; Measurement.
- Training and Instructional Systems Design: Course and Materials Design; Mentoring Programs; Classroom-Based Training; Live-Virtual and Pre-recorded Events; Kilpatrick Evaluations and In-Depth Case Study Development.
- Human Capital Planning: Organizational Development; Human Capital Management; Culture Assessments and Interventions; Skill and Capability Development; Competency Modeling; Policy Development.
Subject matter expertise: Our team has 25+ years experience working with hospitals, health systems, and health care agencies on numerous projects of varying size and scope. In addition, we have co-authored two books; three textbook chapters; three book forwards; one global competency standard; and countless articles, white papers, and commentaries. Our subject matter expertise includes effective project and program management, organizational leadership, and innovation, amongst others.
Trademarked Intentional Innovation methodology: Teaming Worldwide’s trademarked iterative ideation and implementation program has been utilized by 200+ clients over 25 years to de-risk and drive organizational change.
Tenured faculty: We work with only experienced trainers with proven skills, advanced degrees, and/or certifications.
We have more fun: Change is hard, but we know that the key to creative, high-performing teams is to bring humor and fun into the mix.
Business Certification and Designation
Designation: Certified Small Business
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Past Performance and Outcomes: Sample Clients and Projects
Virtual Health SolutionsWith more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is the 4th largest public health system in the U.S. and the largest within Florida.
Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 13,000 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers. Founded in 1916, Lee Health today consists of 4 acute care hospitals: Lee Memorial Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center, Gulf Coast Medical Center and Cape Coral Hospital, and 2 specialty hospitals: Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and The Rehabilitation Hospital. Additionally, Lee Health is home to four A-rated hospitals and Leapfrog named Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida one of the 10 best in the country for three years in a row.
Teaming Worldwide worked with the executive board, and a handpicked team of innovation activators to establish a formal innovation capability within Lee Health. This included developing the methodology, a five-year roadmap, training team of 20 over 12 weeks. Teaming Worldwide supported the implementation of an innovation pipeline, identifying the Phase 1 pipeline of ideas. We also facilitated the development of one future-state, virtual-health solution.
New Business LineFounded in 1983, MVP Health Care is a community-focused, not-for-profit health insurer serving members in the states of New York and Vermont.
Teaming Worldwide facilitated the development of a complex new business capability to bring the behavioral health function in house, on behalf of MVP Health Care. We worked with all departments, including utilization management, IT, sales, marketing, provider relations, and executives. We supported project planning, risk management, and stakeholder requirements sessions, reporting to the CFO.
Project Management and Capability DevelopmentThe National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is an Institute within the National Institutes of Health that aims to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.
Teaming Worldwide supported NIH with the design development and rollout of 2 four-month leadership development training engagement for their emerging leaders. Drawn from neurosciences and administration, the program participants demonstrated a leadership capability that warranted inclusion into this exclusive program.
Value-Based Insurance ProductsMVP Health Care provides health insurance and employee benefits to its more than 700,000 members in upstate New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
MVP Health Care provides health insurance and employee benefits to its more than 700,000 members in upstate New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont. MVP, a not-for-profit organization, offers a variety of plans including HMO, PPO, and indemnity coverage, as well as dental plans, health accounts, and Medicare Advantage plans.
Teaming Worldwide facilitated the development of value-based provider scores that would eventually lead to value-based insurance products. Our team leveraged internal analytics, as well as third-party proprietary data, developing analyses for the efficacy of complex value-based contracting. In addition, we facilitated strategy development, project planning, and stakeholder sessions, and worked directly with data vendors to develop data sets. Our work also included developing and delivering the organization’s New Product Development Innovation Guidebook.
Project Management and Risk Management TrainingThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The FDA consists of the Office of the Commissioner and four directorates overseeing the core functions of the agency: Medical Products and Tobacco, Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, and Operations. Faced with unprecedented demands brought on by COVID-19, FDA sought to upskill its managers with targeted training in the area of project management and risk management.
Teaming Worldwide developed and deployed a course on Project Management/Risk Management that delivered highly interactive training to mid- and senior-level scientists in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. This two-day class incorporated interactive design that supported the learning of core project management skills. The course covered both technical and soft skills of project management, as related to the scientific work of the FDA. Delivered virtually, this class supported the agency’s goals to deploy faster, more effective reviews of food and drug products.
Teaming Worldwide led the agile definition and implementation of six strategic initiatives for an IT enterprise in a major healthcare organization. Our work included addressing skills capabilities, conducting a workplace survey, and providing an array of organizational capabilities. Our team facilitated weekly four-hour training sessions with the leadership team and designed multi-month series of topics and interventions to engage the team in critical discussions about its organizational strategy and health.
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